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How to set up and use Kodi on your Android device

<b>Update June 2017:</b> Updated the section on using Kodi with Chromecast.<p>Kodi is a powerful open source media center, which is available across a …

Operating Systems

73 years ago, the Allies beat back the Nazis' last major western offensive — here are 16 photos from the Battle of the Bulge

On the morning of December 16, 1944, more than 200,000 German troops and almost 1,000 tanks drove into the Ardennes forest, across an 85-mile stretch of the front line, running from southern Belgium to the middle of Luxembourg.<p>The German thrust shredded Allied lines, held by units sent to the …

World History

D-Day: Invasion of Normandy 6th June 1944

Invasion of Normandy: Since early 1942, Soviet leader Josef Stalin had been urging a major new front in Western Europe to take some of the pressure …

World War II: Battle of the Bulge

By late 1944, Germany was unmistakably losing the war. The Soviet Red Army was closing in on the Eastern front, while strategic Allied bombing was …

25 Things You Should Know About FDR

From the despair of the Great Depression to the international crisis of World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt led the U.S. through the …

Great Depression

The Laptops That Powered the American Revolution

Delegate to the Continental Congress, commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, General Washington’s aide-de-camp, secretary of state, president of …

Let there be light: Handwritten draft of King James Bible reveals the secrets of its creation

Every great work of literature is a product of meticulous editing and revision. The King James is no exception<p>The King James Bible may well be the greatest work of literature ever written by committee—and now we know a bit more about the collaboration that produced it.<p>Jeffrey Allen Miller, an …

Literature

The Most Controversial Constitution Day in American History

When the United States marks the anniversary of the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the Constitution, it’s usually with a warm and fuzzy patriotism aimed …

How Do You Know the Bible Is True?

I know of no reputable historian—even ones who don’t believe in God or believe what the Bible says about Him—who would say the Bible happened because …

10 most evil humans in history of the world - Their evil deeds will shock you (With Pictures) | Page 9 of 10

2 Adolf Hitler<p>Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany in 1933, becoming “Führer” in 1934 until his suicide in 1945. By the end of the second …

What's the Right Wood Floor Installation for You?

Installing a wood floor? Whether you’re using hardwood, laminate or even plank tiles, once you’ve picked that beautiful product, you’ll have to make …

Home Improvement

Could Giant Viruses Be the Origin of Life on Earth?

The ancestors of modern viruses may have laid the groundwork for cellular life as we know it.<p>Chantal Abergel and Jean-Michel Claverie were used to finding strange viruses.<p>The married virologists at Aix-Marseille University had made a career of it. But pithovirus, which they discovered in 2013 in a …

The first self-propelled vehicle was ungainly beyond belief

It works, and that's the important part. You've read about it but have never seen it in action.<p>117 years before Karl Benz fired up his Patent Motorwagen, a number of people played around with steam-powered contraptions of various degrees of impracticality. None really worked all that well, but the …

Tampa Bay

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050

But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.<p>We've pulled out some of our favorite ideas about the future of our world.

Singularity

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

Associated Press News

Stop doubting California woman on kidnapping, Michelle Knight says

Stop judging the California woman who walked away from her alleged captor after a decade, an angry and emotional Michelle Knight told CNN's "New Day" on Friday.<p>"Unless you were walking in her shoes, you have no reason to talk, none at all," said Knight, one of three women freed from years of brutal …

Tennessee may go back to the electric chair

The national shortage of drugs necessary for death penalty states to carry out lethal injections has led Tennessee this week to become the first to allow a return to use of the electric chair.<p>The bill signed by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslamon Thursday allows prison officials to use the state electric …